The tannery, purchased by National Beef Co. in March and renamed National Beef Leathers, is the focus of an investigation to determine if sludge distributed to northwest Missouri farmers for use as fertilizer could have caused brain tumors in Cameron-area residents.
The bodies of two boys, who were reported missing Sunday evening, were found by a river near their home. Although foul play is not supsected, autopsies are being performed Tuesday to determine how the boys died.
Investigators think faulty electrical wiring in the attic most likely was the cause of the fire that destroyed the Anderson Guest House and killed 11 people in November 2006. The facility never reopened.
The town hall forum was part of a full day meeting with communities about President Obama's proposed health care overhaul. Other meetings held by fellow Democrats have led to protests, arrests and safety concerns.
The hunt, which is scheduled for Sept. 3, will allow hunters with wheelchairs, crutches or prosthetics to hunt doves at Ten Mile Pond Conservation Area in Mississippi County.
Kyle McCarty, a 3-year-old who has fought polycystic kidney disease for the last two years, finally went home six weeks ago after undergoing a successful transplant. In those few weeks home, he has had many new experiences, including a trip to the zoo.
Democrats and Republicans continue a debate surrounding the selection of agents to run Missouri's driver's license offices. This, despite efforts by lawmakers and Gov. Jay Nixon to transform the process in order to remove the politics.
After 340 miles and four days, the contestants of the Missouri River 340 reached the finish line to the sweet sound of applause.
Missouri's annual sales tax holiday will be in effect Friday through Sunday, allowing shoppers to purchase back-to-school supplies minus state and sometimes even local sales tax. Columbia and Boone County will still charge for local sales tax.
Cathy Gieseker faces 12 state felony charges for a $50 million grain fraud scheme. Farmers will get a chance during a hearing on Friday to recover at least a portion of their losses from the Ponzi scheme.
A Missouri man on trial with Aung San Suu Kyi also suffered multiple seizures in prison, which could further delay the verdict.
The Kansas City Council changed a law on Thursday to limit family members of city employees from volunteering more than 10 hours a month. The change is directed at Mayor Mark Funkhouser's wife, who the Council thinks exerts too much influence.
The St. Louis Police Officers' Association said it plans to meet next week to discuss a new policy that prohibits officers and civilian employees from having visible tattoos. Several officers have been sent home in the past week since the policy went into effect.
Hof left the check point leading the women's solo division of the Missouri River 340, a trek for canoeists and kayakers that takes paddlers 340 miles down the Missouri River. It is a remarkable accomplishment for someone who only began paddling in June.
Upgrades to modernize the AH-64A Apache Attack helicopter, used at the Whitman Air Force Base, will begin arriving in October 2011, Rep. Ike Skelton said Thursday. Eight more will be added to the fleet.
Lori Drew, the suburban St. Louis mother who was tried on charges of using a MySpace hoax to harass a 13-year-old girl who later committed suicide, has asked to use the Internet again as part of a job she has been offered. Drew's conviction of illegally accessing a computer was overturned in July.
The veto will cause the city to lower its voter-approved property tax. Nixon justified his veto by saying the bill would allow other cities to raise their property taxes without voter approval.
The restaurant asked a family to leave because a six-month-old infant was not wearing shoes.
The Its Woot Rivermen are one of the teams competing in this year's Missouri River 340, a trek for canoeists and kayakers that takes paddlers 340 miles down the Missouri River. The team is part of the Discovery Exploration organization that from 2003 to 2006 reenacted the Lewis and Clark expedition across America.
They followed the same path as Lewis and Clark and camped at the same locations. The only difference was the modern-day travelers used satellite cell phones to keep in touch with communities where had planned to make presentations and they used a motorized canoe because many of the rivers are no longer navigable with paddles.
Race co-director Scott Mansker said the race, a 340-mile trek for canoeists and kayakers down the Missouri River to St. Charles, was delayed for the first time in its short four-year history.